Yukon courts

Crown’s failure to disclose evidence takes centre stage at Skookum sentencing hearing

Defence lawyer Bibhas Vaze argued failure to disclose statements was a serious breach of the Charter

 

Sentencing hearing begins in 2017 Carmacks manslaughter case

Mario Skookum pleaded guilty to manslaughter last year in relation to Wildfred Charlie’s killing

 

Spouse of geologist killed in 2019 plane crash sues Alkan Air

The spouse of a Vancouver geologist killed in a plane crash near…

 

Court hears petition to shut down alleged Pelly Crossing bootlegger

Richard Hager did not oppose the application in court July 13

Court appearance in fatal Whitehorse pedestrian crash bumped to August

A Whitehorse driver charged in the 2019 death of a pedestrian has…

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, citizen both set to appeal residency requirement ruling

VGFN filed an application for an extension while Cindy Dickson filed a notice of appeal

Whitehorse man charged with attempted murder after Granger stabbing

Jonah Vern Papequash, 20, has also been charged with failure to comply with a probation order.

Petition asks for Yukon’s emergency act, COVID-19 orders to be declared unconstitutional, invalid

Seven people have filed a petition to the Yukon Supreme Court arguing…

Former Dawson couple takes overturned defamation case to Supreme Court of Canada

The Senfts had been awarded more than $800,000 in damages before the decision was overturned

Poor Creature ordered to pay Yukonstruct legal costs

A judge has ordered the owner of the Poor Creature café to…

Yukon government has valid claim in Wolverine mine bankruptcy, judge rules

“This application arises because of an irresponsible mining venture in the Yukon”

Court turns down RRDC’s hunting consultation appeal

Court turns down RRDC’s hunting consultation appeal The Yukon Court of Appeal…

Watson Lake man arrested on firearms charges

A Watson Lake man is facing five charges after police seized firearms,…

Whitehorse man fined $500 for failing to self-isolate after returning from Outside

Oyebola Olugbemi is the first person to be charged with a COVID-19-related offence in the Yukon

Teslin man files $4.25M lawsuit over alleged sexual abuse at hand of Catholic bishop

The man alleges he was sexually abused following his confirmation ceremony at a church in 1985

Commission scolaire francophone du Yukon reaches settlement with territory

The settlement is the resolution of an 11-year-old lawsuit

Second man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2017 Carmacks death of Wilfred Charlie

Tyler Aaron Skookum pleaded guilty to manslaughter the morning of April 6 in midst of murder trial

Man arrested after allegedly threatening to kill City of Whitehorse employee

The man has been charged with uttering death threats and the unsafe storage of firearms

$800k Dawson defamation decision overturned

Court of Appeal orders new trial for two Dawson City women accused of defamation

Yukon RCMP and courts cut non-essential services, jail taking extra precautions due to COVID-19

Court appearances will be held by phone or video conferencing where possible